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Easy English Toffee

A perfect treat for the holidays!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 6


  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1/2 cup Light Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/2 cup Toasted Almonds optional


  • Prep counter top or sheet pan with wax paper.
  • Combine butter, both sugars and salt in a saucepan.
  • Stirring constantly, let mixture come to a steady boil. Continue to cook until it reaches 290 degrees and turns a nutty brown color.
  • Take mixture off heat and add vanilla.
  • Pour toffee onto your wax papered surface area moving pan back and forth while pouring to form rectangular shape. The toffee should be approximately 1/4 inch thick.
  • Cover hot toffee evenly with chocolate chips.
  • After a few minutes, use a spatula to spread melted chocolate chips evenly over toffee. If using almonds, sprinkle them over chocolate.
  • Once toffee is cooled and chocolate has hardened, break toffee into pieces.
  • Store in airtight container and enjoy!